Tag:jury selection

Court Opinions: 10th Circuit Court of Appeals Opinion for Nov. 7

In United States v. Smalley, the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed a district court decision on a challenge to the jury selection process in a bank fraud case.

Denver Attorney Files Lawsuit Alleging Discrimination in Denver County Court

Denver-based attorney Spencer Kontnik and the Colorado Cross-Disability Coalition filed a disability discrimination lawsuit against Denver County Court.

Legal Leaders Reflect on General Assembly’s New Laws, Impact on Crime

Multiple laws were passed by the Colorado General Assembly this year that could have a major impact on crime. 

Court of Appeals: Notable Cases Run the Gamut From Juries to Education

Over the past year, the Colorado Court of Appeals decided several high-profile cases running the gamut from universities’ duty of care regarding sexual assault allegations to the use of fire as a deadly weapon.

Court Opinions: Colorado Court of Appeals Opinion from March 24

The Colorado Court of Appeals found a trial court erred by not removing a potential juror who expressed racial bias.

Lawmakers Toss Jury Selection Bias Issue Back to Judicial Branch

Lawmakers killed a bill on implicit bias in jury selection, giving the judicial branch another chance at addressing the issue.

Discriminatory Juror Strike Reverses a 1997 Attempted Murder Conviction

A February state Supreme Court ruling that a juror was dismissed for improper reasons sent a 1997 rape and attempted murder case back to trial.

Supreme Court Finds Latino Juror Improperly Dismissed Due to Race in Rape, Shooting Case

The Colorado Supreme Court on Feb. 14 concluded a trial court should not have dismissed a Latino juror in a 2015 rape and shooting case.